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T1: Backscatter Communications - VTC2021-Spring Helsinki

T1 Title: Backscatter Communications

Organizer: Riku Jäntti

Abstract: Backscatter communications offer a way to develop low-cost sustainable and secure connectivity solution for future IoT systems. This tutorial goes through the basic principles and deployment options of the technology including ambient, interscatter, symbotic, and quantum microwave cases.


Bio: Riku Jäntti (M’02 – SM’07) is a Full Professor of Communications Engineering and the head of the department of Communications and Networking at Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering, Finland. He received his M.Sc (with distinction) in Electrical Engineering in 1997 and D.Sc (with distinction) in Automation and Systems Technology in 2001, both from Helsinki University of Technology (TKK). Prior to joining Aalto(formerly known as TKK) in August 2006, he was professor pro tem at the Department of Computer Science, University of Vaasa. Prof. Jäntti is a senior member of IEEE and associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He is also IEEE VTS Distinguished Lecturer (Class 2016). The research interests of Prof. Jäntti include machine type communications, cloud based radio access networks, backscatter communications, quantum communications, and radio frequency inference.